Tomato-Cucumber Mozzarella Salad

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling


8 servings

Updated: Sep. 13, 2023
I used fresh mozzarella for the first time last year and loved it. I wanted to incorporate it into as many dishes as possible and came up with this tomato cucumber basil salad. It has quickly become a mainstay at my house. —Jennifer Klann, Corbett, Oregon
Tomato-Cucumber Mozzarella Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 English cucumber, quartered and cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced onions
  • 12 pitted Greek olives, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, cubed


  1. In a large bowl, combine tomatoes, cucumber, green pepper, onions, olives, parsley and basil. In a small bowl, whisk oil, vinegars, sugar, salt, oregano and pepper. Pour over salad; toss to coat.
    Cover and refrigerate for at least 15 minutes. Just before serving, toss in cheese. Serve with a slotted spoon.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 160 calories, 14g fat (3g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 265mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 fat, 1 vegetable.